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Dudafa, co-accused Nna secure bail

21 June 2016, 20:26

Lagos - Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, the former Senior Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has secured bail of N500 million at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

He is implicated in corruption alongside Iwejuo Joseph Nna.

The accused persons had pleaded not guilty to 23-counts of concealment and retention of proceeds of crime to the tune of over N1,667 billion.

The money was allegedly laundered through the accounts of Ebiwise Resources Limited, Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited, Rotato Inter-Link Services Limited and Pluto Property & Investment Company Limited in a new generation bank, where the second defendant, Iwejuo was the accounts officer.

Also read: EFCC recovers N900m from Jonathan's assistant 

Ruling on the bail applications, Justice Idris admitted Dudafa to bail with two sureties, who should be landed property owners within the jurisdiction of the court.

They are also to deposit the title documents to the court registry, while the documents are to be verified by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The sureties shall in addition, deposit three years tax clearance certificates.

The suspect has to deposit his international passport with the court.

Nna was granted bail in the sum of N250 million with two sureties in like sum.

The accused person shall deposit his international passport with the court.

The case has been adjourned till July 4 and 5 for trial. 




- CAJ News

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